First Weekend Palm Desert helps increase the city’s tax revenues and makes it a regional center for the arts by drawing crowds to lively events from November through May.
Animal shelters nationwide are inundated during “kitten season.”
The city took legal action to help property owners effect change and address the shootings, illegal drug sales, traffic and other problems that plagued the complex.
The city and its partners created a model that helps communities use limited resources to solve multiple problems.
After years of fiscal challenges, the city implemented innovative programs to boost efficiency and accountability.
The online registry provides an important public safety tool.
A one-stop center serves people who want to break the cycle of violence.
The committee advises the council and participates in local events.
Palmdale gives residents a way to help address critical infrastructure challenges.
A city biotech incubator, a talent attraction campaign and a higher education initiative for workforce development help foster economic growth.
The city worked with its major employers, the local transit agency and Reedley College to address a shortage of workers with needed skills.
The city revitalized a historic neighborhood using public infrastructure improvements, economic development and the arts to attract new visitors, shoppers and businesses.
The program offers an enjoyable way for children and adults to learn organic gardening, be physically active, make smart food choices and work together.
A web-based volunteer recruitment tool meets the needs of the city’s residents and its community partners.
The City of Clovis transformed a three-acre unimproved lot into an educational community recreation area that protects natural resources and promotes healthy living.
The city recruited seniors to supervise and support students as they walk or bike to and from school.
Technology will soon be radically transforming agriculture and the Salinas Valley, home to an agricultural industry that generates over $8 billion annually.
The consolidation occurred without layoffs, demotions or loss of pay to the affected employees and provided immediate financial relief for both cities.
The city is the first in the nation to have a full-time police officer position funded by a private company.
Mediators work with crime victims and offenders to help resolve conflict and make amends.